List of top export/import product groups

The real estate bubble of 2001-2006 – Causes and effects –

Reason # 1 : U.S. trade imbalance

United States Exports and Imports
Top 12 Export Product Groups 1996
In Millions of US Dollars
1. Electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances $70,287
2. Road vehicles 51,703
3. Office machines and automatic data processing machines 45,751
4. Transport equipment 34,356
5. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 30,694
6. General industrial machinery and equipment 27,370
7. Machinery specialized for particular industries 26,628
8. Power generating machinery and equipment 23,169
9. Professional scientific and control instruments and apparatus 21,441
10. Telecommunication and sound record and reproduce apparatus and equipment 21,414
11. Cereals and cereal preparations 18,153
12. Organic chemicals 15,012

Top 12 Import Product Groups 1996
In Millions of US Dollars

1. Road vehicles $103,664
2. Electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances, 75,525
3. Office machines and automatic data processing machines 66,500
4. Petroleum, petroleum products and related materials 65,242
5. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 41,559
6. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 38,844
7. Telecommunication and sound record and reproduce apparatus and equipment 34,167
8. General industrial machinery and equipment 25,286
9. Power generating machinery and equipment 22,499
10. Special transactions and commodities not classified by kind 20,532
11. Machinery specialized for particular industries 18,509
12. Nonmetallic mineral manufactures 15,650

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